Born March 15, 1916, in Beaver, he was the son of the late Dock Reynolds and Belle Reynolds. He was a retired construction worker, former employee of Floyd County Board of Education, and Road Department, a member of the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church at Teaberry, a Kentucky Colonel, a World War II Army veteran, and a member of the Betsy Layne, D.A.V. Chapter 169. He enjoyed the sport of fox hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Marie Tackett Reynolds.
Other survivors include one son: Waltust Reynolds Jr., and wife, Bonnie of Grethel; daughter, Debra Lynn Reynolds Tackett, and husband, Luther of Grethel; brothers: Edgar Reynolds of Mentor, Ohio, Vernon Reynolds of Lorain, Ohio, Phillip Dale Reynolds of Louisa, Dock Reynolds Jr. of Grethel; a sister, Lou Ellen Frasure of Grethel; grandchildren: Amy Lynn Kimbler, and husband, Dale, Mark Tackett, Trenton Tackett, Bradley Reynolds, Devon Reynolds; great-grandchildren: Bethany Kimbler and Cameron Kimbler.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mothers, Hattie Reynolds and Maggie Hamilton Mitchell Reynolds; son, Jimmy Joe Reynolds; brothers: Demmis Reynolds, Walter Reynolds, Walk Reynolds, Cecil Reynolds; and sisters: Edith and Aggie Isaacs.
Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, Decembr 14, at 11 a.m., at the Samaria Old Regular Baptist Church, at Teaberry, with ministers of the Old Regular Baptist Church officiating.
Burial was in the Joe Reynolds Cemetery, at Beaver, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin.
Visitation was at the funeral home, and at the church.
Active pallbearers: Vernon Reynolds, Phillip Dale Reynolds, Dock Reynolds Jr., Mark Tackett, Trenton Tackett, Bradley Reynolds, Dale Kimbler, and Luther Tackett.